Everything You Need To
Know About Peru Visa
All foreign nationals except citizens of visa-exempt
counties need a visa to enter Peru. For citizens of the United Kingdom, a visa
is not required if the traveler is intending to visit Peru for tourism-related
However, a visa may be required if British nationals are intending
to visit Peru for other purposes other than tourist-related activities.
Depending on the nature and purpose of the UK national’s
trip, authorities in Peru have classified their visas into several types.
Please find below the different types of visas issued by authorities in Peru.
Peru tourist visa
As mentioned above, UK citizens do not need to procure
a visa if they are planning to enter Peru for tourism-related activities. Without
a visa, British nationals can stay inside Peru for a maximum period of 183
In order to stay visa free, all British citizens
should meet the below-mentioned criteria.
order to stay visa free, foreign national should hold a passport which is valid
for six months, and it should also have a blank page.
is necessary to hold proof of sufficient funds.
a proof of travel arrangement, the foreign national is supposed to hold proof
of onward and return flight tickets.
is mandatory to hold all documents required for the next destination.
is necessary to hold all documents showing the purpose of the trip.
traveler should also confirm with the airline that a boarding is permitted
without a visa, as these rules are subject to change without any prior notice.
Note: If citizens of countries like India who reside
in the United Kingdom are planning to enter Peru, it is very much necessary to
obtain a visa before the travel date to visit the country.
Peru business visa
If a UK national intends to visit Peru for business-related
activities, it is mandatory to obtain a business visa. To get a business visa, travelers
should submit the documents mentioned below.
is necessary to submit a valid passport which is machine readable. Please note
that this passport should have a minimum validity of six months, and it should
also have one blank page for markings.
photograph of the applicant taken in a white background should be submitted.
Please note that this photograph is taken within the last six months, and it should
provide the full-frontal view of the applicant’s head with the face centered in
the head. In this photograph, the applicant should also make sure that he or
she is maintaining a neutral facial expression.
a proof of travel arrangement, the foreign national should submit copies of onward
and return flight tickets, or the complete version of the itinerary.
order to prove the financial health of the traveler, the foreign national should
submit copy of recent bank statements.
obtain a Peru business visa, it is mandatory to submit an employment letter
issued by the traveler’s UK employer. This letter should be written in the
company’s letterhead, and it should briefly introduce the applicant. This
employment letter should also detail the purpose and nature of the traveler’s
Peruvian visit, and it should also assure the full financial responsibility of
the foreign national.
you are visiting a Peruvian company, all UK nationals should submit an invitation
letter from the host company in Peru. This letter should be signed by the
company’s representative, and it should explain the nature and purpose of the
foreign national’s trio to Peru.
visa application form to get a Peru business visa should be completed without
any errors. If you face any difficulties while filling the visa application
form, you can contact Visa Genie, and we will be glad to assist you.
Note: If you avail the service of Visa Genie to obtain
a Peru business visa, we will check and review all the documents mentioned
above, and should make sure that they are abiding the requirements. However, the applicant will be asked to attend
an interview to get a business visa.
Peru transit visa
UK citizens do not need a visa to stay in Peru if he or
she is traveling to a different destination.
In order to stay visa-free, the
foreign national should meet the below-mentioned requirements.
his or her time in Peru, the foreign national should make sure that he or she
is not leaving the international transit area of the airport.
applicant’s passport should have a minimum validity of six months and one blank
is necessary to hold proof of sufficient funds.
applicant should hold proof of onward and return flight tickets.
foreign nationals staying in the transit area of the Peru airport should hold
all documents required for the next destination.
is necessary to hold a visa for the next destination.
starting the travel, the foreign national should make sure that boarding will
be permitted without a visa as these rules are subject to change without any
If the foreign national is not meeting the above-mentioned
criteria, he or she may be compelled to obtain a visa to enter Peru.
Note: Apart from the above-mentioned most popular
visas, foreign nationals can also apply for a film/media visa. These visas
allow foreign nationals to enter Peru and complete film and media activities.
However, Visa Genie will not be able to assist foreign nationals to get these
types of visas. In order to get a film/media visa, foreign nationals should
apply for a visa in person.